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CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support

Qualification: Certificate III
Study mode: Flexible
Course fees: $100 deposit or SAVE 15% – pay upfront
Duration: Max 18 months
Start date: Enquire now for upcoming start dates

About this course

The Certificate III in Education Support offered through Open Colleges in partnership with the International Child Care College is a new online course designed specifically for those seeking work as teacher aides, as well as those already working in the education system who want a formal qualification.

Teacher aides are currently in high demand and the nationally recognised Certificate III in Education Support will give you the core skills and training to assist teachers in a range of classroom contexts.

With the education you receive in this online certificate course, you will be able to make a valuable contribution to the education of young people as well as enjoy a rewarding career. This education support program also provides on-the-job experience through a mandatory work placement that will give you an extra edge when you’re looking for employment.

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Eligibility

Applicants must also meet the criteria to be eligible for this program:

  • Have completed year 10 or equivalent

OR

  • Hold a certificate II or higher

OR

  • Have at least two years of industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication

Practical industry work experience

The Certificate III in Education Support includes a work placement component to ensure that you graduate with a strong mix of practical work experience and academic foundation. The requirements of this course include 60 hours of work placement which can be completed by block placement and/or attendance of one full day or half day in out-of-school hours care (infants/primary classroom setting), special schools or special classrooms/programs in schools.

Additionally, you will need to be able to meet the physical requirements of workplace performance such as manual handling and lifting. You may also be required to complete a basic first aid course.

Areas of study

In this online education support course, the subjects you’ll study include:

Core units – complete all

  • Support behaviour of children and young people
  • Work effectively with students and colleagues
  • Support students with additional needs in the classroom environment
  • Support the development of literacy and oral language skills
  • Support the development of numeracy skills
  • Contribute to the health and safety of students
  • Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
  • Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
  • Comply with legislative, policy and industrial requirements in the education environment
  • Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre
  • Contribute to student education in all developmental domains
  • Contribute to organisation and management of classroom or centre
  • Assist in implementation of planned educational programs

Elective units – complete four

  • Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate care for children
  • Comply with school administrative requirements
  • Set up and sustain individual and small group learning areas
  • Support students with English as a second language
  • Support development of student research skills
  • Support learning for students with disabilities in a classroom environment
  • Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education
  • Provide first aid

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This course is delivered by Open Colleges, RTO Code: 90796.

How will this course advance my career?

This course in education support will give you the skills and qualifications to work as a teacher’s aide, teacher’s assistant, education assistant, education support worker, support worker (assisting children with disabilities) or learning support assistant.

How else will I benefit from this certificate?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited CHC30213 Certificate III in Education Support from Open Colleges.
  • Studying by distance/correspondence means you can study when and where you want, at your own pace.
  • Receive career-focused training with practical experience.
  • 12-month subscription to Australian Teacher Magazine is included.

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Want more information about the career benefits of this course? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.

This course is delivered by Open Colleges, RTO Code: 90796.

Student Support:

As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

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Want more information about financial and student support? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.

This course is delivered by Open Colleges, RTO Code: 90796.

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